Additional Classroom Policies:
1. Instructions: All instructions given in class or are written in this syllabus are to be strictly followed. The rubrics are to be consulted for each of the activities/assignments.
2.Submission of requirements: On or before the deadline set by me.
3.Electronic submission of homework: As a
rule, all electronic submission is at 12 midnight of the day of the deadline. I will check your work on the following day.
4.Reflection papers: In-class reflection papers (not homework) should be submitted within class schedule. Unofficial absence will not be honored for make-up for any work you have missed.
5.Short quizzes: Unofficial absence will not be honored for make-up for any work you have missed.
6. Long quizzes: Unofficial absence will not be honored for make-up for any work you have missed.
7. Group project: For group presentation, every member of the group should be there on the day of the presentation. Failure to appear means that you get a 0 for group project.
8.Creative work: For presentations and projects, they should be polished, presentation-ready, aesthetically-pleasing, language is politically correct and gender-inclusive, and all pictures, images, videos, and content that are not yours must be properly credited to their owners and sources must be identified.
9. Class cancellation: Visit cafepublicintellectual.wordpress.com regularly with regard to class cancellation, room transfer, and the like. Please be guided accordingly.
10.Use of electronic gadgets: Use only if I would ask you to download PDF and other pertinent documents, files, and digital content that are necessary for a particular class activity or session.
11.Classroom decorum: Act like a college student that you are; be mindful of gender-inclusive language; be open to and tolerant of diversity in class. Diversity refers tobut not exclusive to: sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, course in DLSU.
13. Grades: Final grades are non-negotiable. Grade Consultation Day is sacred.
Download the Learning Plan:
1st Reading, 1-page reflection paper due on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 class time. Format: 1st part, summary of the article; 2nd part, reaction to the article. Printed on recycled paper. No late submission.
Second Reading : Introduction to Resisting Reality by Sally Haslanger
Student Output for the first 2 Lessons: Gender and Race in the Film, The Black Panther (2018)
- What To read Before you watch (again!) Black Panther:
- The Politics of the Black Panther
3rd Reading: Oppression by Marilyn Frye
4th Reading: “What makes Life Worth Living” by Owen Flanagan
5th Reading: “All Animals are Equal” by Peter Singer
6th Reading: “The Mirror of Evil”
- How is the Judeo-Christian God generally described in terms of attributes?
- How does the problem of evil challenge the concept of God found in Western religions?
- Is there a distinction between natural and man-made evil?
- Can we reconcile the presence of evil in the world with the existence of God?
- Can we avoid the problem by using the idea of free will to explain humanly caused evil?
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